The Walt Disney Company "World News Now" Production Internship, ABC News - Fall 2017 in New York, New York

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

The ABC News Early Morning team produces 2 hours of overnight news programming on the ABC network with 1.5 million combined viewers on average per day, while also servicing Good Morning America's production needs.

Responsibilities : A day in the life…

•Assist producers with all aspects of news gathering and production, including on-air segments

•Build story proposal lists and elements

•Assist with delivery of show production elements/rundowns, etc.

•Running scripts

•Travel on story shoots

•Opportunities for story writing/editing available and encouraged

•Opportunities for pitching and producing segments for air

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•Strong news judgment

•Strong writing skills

•Some Avid editing experience

TO BE QUALIFIED, YOU MUST BE WILLING TO WORK A REGULAR SHIFT FROM 9PM – 5AM, SUNDAY-THURSDAY

•All candidates must possess unrestricted work authorization

•All candidates must be at least 18 years old

•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship

•All candidates must be available from September to December for the 15 week program

•All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week (overnight hours)

•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Preferred Qualifications :

•Recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Major or previous coursework in journalism

•Previous experience (academic or internship) in television, news & new media production

•Previous experience (academic or internship) writing news stories for publication

•Strong proficiency in non-linear video editing software (AVID or Final Cut)

•Previous internship experience in professional newsroom

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information :

This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc

Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

Job ID: 464975BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks